OIC strongly condemns Houthi two ballistic missiles attack on Riyadh and Jazan

Sunday 1441/8/5 - 2020/03/29
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Jeddah, March 29,2020, SPA -- The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) , Dr. Yosef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen has condemned, in the strongest terms, the Houthi terrorist militia attack by launching two ballistic missiles from Sana'a and Saada towards residential neighborhoods and civilians in the cities of Riyadh and Jazan, during which debris from the missile interception by Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces, caused minor injuries to two civilians in Riyadh city.
He expressed his strong condemnation of the terrorist attack on innocent civilians, blaming the Houthi terrorist militia and those behind it with full responsibility for these terrorist acts.
Dr. Al-Othaimeen stressed the organization's full support for and solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in all its actions to counter this dangerous terrorism, calling on the UN Security Council to assume its responsibilities in addressing these terrorist acts.
The Secretary General expressed his strong dissatisfaction with this criminal terrorist act, which comes at a time when the entire world is facing a historical crisis that requires everyone to stand together to combat the outbreak of the novel Corona epidemic (COVID19).
He reaffirmed the support of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation for the efforts of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen that works to neutralize and destroy these ballistic forces to protect civilians and regional and international security.
-- SPA
12:49 LOCAL TIME 09:49 GMT